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Beachfront Palm Villa with private pool - Right on the Beach!!!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (up to 6p)

This is what you are looking for when you travel to Costa Rica! A beautiful modern rustic home especially designed to enjoy life in our green paradise at the best surf spot and where you can enjoy every afternoon of the magical sunsets of Santa Teresa. A great big garden with ocean view and private pool.

This house is just upon the beach, one of the most beautiful and fun beaches at the Pacific coast in Costa Rica. It’s located just next to all the town facilities, in a private neighborhood with security, private swimming Pool, restaurant, playground, spa, beachfront lounge and surf lessons/rentals. You just open the door and you are in paradise!

This two storey home has 110m2, all made in teak, pochote, cenicero and almond wood.

- Outdoors: Huge balcony, hammocks, wooden chairs, 1 sofa-bed, BBQ grill, outdoor shower and toilet. Private pool in front garden.

- Main floor: Full equipped kitchen, Flat TV, DVD, cable TV, AC, big bathroom, living area with one double bed and 1 small bedroom with a double bed

- First Floor: 1 big bedroom with one queen bed and 1 single bed, small balcony. Perfect to oversee directly the waves.

Maximum upto 6 people.

Keywords: surf, beach, waves, view, security, disable, villa, rustic, center, dream house, swimming, private pool, hotel, instructor, restaurant, Costa Rica, friends, couples, casa,

More Details

Amanda Esmoris
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2018

About Amanda Esmoris

Hi, my name is Pini, I have been living here more then 15 years now, I have builf this house a lot of years ago with my own hands. Every house I build I make it different,and this is what makes it so special. My wife is a landscape designer, so you can imagine what had we done to the garden. Each year we try to improve the house adding new things and new details in order to make our guests as comfortable as possible.

Come and enjoyed, you will not regret it.

Amanda Esmoris purchased this villa in 2001

Why Amanda Esmoris chose Carmen Beach

Santa Teresa is one of the most beautiful and magical beach in Costa Rica. It has waves all year long and the sunsets here are just amazing.... It's just a unique place on earth.

What makes this villa unique

The location of the Palm Villa is one of the best things we offer. The house is located next to a beachfront property in the private neighborhood “Las Villas” just next to Santa Teresa Beach.

It’s one of the best surf spots in town situated at the beach side of the road. This makes them so special and unique as there are not so many properties right next to the beach, only a few expensive hotels. There is no need to take your belongings along with you, because you are already on the beach. You can go barefoot anywhere!


Carmen Beach Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Please inform us about the time of arrival to do the check in.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
This little town offers also a really wide range of activities. There is no reason to get bored. So if you are planning to do any type of activity please feel free to ask, we are more than willing to help you and organize it for you…(surf lessons, transportation, yoga, horseback riding, sport fishing, etc... )


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Beachfront Palm Villa with private pool - Right on the Beach!!!
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 21 reviews

A lovely spot

  • 4 of 5

Our family of three had a fabulous time here for a week. It is a nice house with a wonderful deck and small pool, is on a great beach for kids and surfers alike, and has a great staff supporting it from an office one block away. Amanda was fabulous.

It would be five stars but for the noise from the next-door Banana Beach Hotel during the holiday week. But, that was just timing, and we knew it going in. if you are a couple or small family looking to have a great place on the beach, this would be a great choice and would be quiet all other times of the year.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location is ideal, however the house is in need of care, repairs and better maintenance.

  • 3 of 5

Property is on gorgeous spot adjacent to beach, probably best location in Santa Teresa with private access off the dusty road. Shares property line with Banana Beach Club which operates all day and has great food and drinks. However, if you want quiet place or like to go to bed early, be prepared for music till midnight. Examples of house issues include only two of six burners work, oven broken, lots of bugs everywhere, small air units are very poor, and kitchen counters and bathrooms lack cleanliness and a level of attention for this level of priced accommodations. House keepers and manager are very nice and attentive but home owner should invest in upgrades for guests and remove nic-nacs strewn about the place. Lastly, the second queen bed is smack in the middle of the kitchen of very small indoor space. Granted, outside is the place to be! Great place but be prepared for some disappointment if you're looking for nice interior accommodations.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Beachside Villa

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Amanda's Villa. Location was amazing and was so convenient walking through the well manicured garden and path to a fabulous beach to watch the surfers or spectacular sunsets. Amanda was extremely helpful with suggestions on tours and restaurants in the area. We loved sitting in the outdoor living area on beautiful wood furniture and listened to Banana Beach live music each night.

The Villa is just as shown in photos and the only reason for 4/5 was a feeling the sheets and cleaning could be up a notch. We understand it's a rustic beachside environment and the furnishing and decor are beautiful! The sheets had a teeny bit of a musty smell and it would have been nice to have some sugar and pepper, (there was a small container of salt) so we didn't have to buy it ourselves for the few days.

Otherwise we really enjoyed our 6 days and would love to return. We were only two people but the house could easily sleep 4. Thank you Amanda for helping to make our trip so enjoyable!

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Paula. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us... Sorry about the sheets detail, just to let you know that you can communicate these thing whenever. We are here to make you feel at ease. And also we can improve things. Best regards, AManda
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Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

Easy access to the town. Big thanks to the housekeeping staff, very prompt. And thanks to Amanda for having us.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you! You were really respectful guests. Thanks Wish you the best. Amanda
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Costa Vacation Perfection

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 6 weeks at the Beach Front Palm Villa with my husband and 2 small children ages 18 months and 3 1/2 and had the most wonderful experience. The home was exactly as pictured, we were drawn to the large outside living area so that we would have someplace to retreat to while the kids were sleeping and it worked out perfectly for us. With small children I really appreciated the gated yard and the close proximity to the Banana Beach pool (right outside back gate). I felt very safe at night as we would watch the security guard do his nightly rounds, people spoke of small petty theft from beach goers but we never experienced that. The beach is steps away, but the palm trees in front adds a nice element of privacy and we loved the close proximity of Banana Beach, we walked out the gate many times to grab dinner or listen to music while watching the sun set. For most of the six weeks we were without a car and managed just fine, the property is within walking distance to both Santa Theresa and the cross roads at Mal Pais. There is two grocery stores within a 5 minute walk and every Saturday there is a beautiful beach front farmers market maybe 200 meters from the villa. There is even a wonderful beachfront yoga studio that I walked to most mornings. We loved Mary Pez, the housekeeper that came daily, she was such a hard worker and was wonderful with my children, they always looked forward to seeing her and the gardener each day. Pia and Pini were wonderful hosts, they were very helpful and responsive with all of our questions, very very nice people with a beautiful home! We even got to know all the front staff, everyone was wonderful we will miss this place dearly. Our time at the Beach Front Palm Villa will stay forever in our hearts. Thank you Pia and Pini!!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for coming ! I am glad that you had a wonderful experience Hope you can come back soon !! Beautiful family !!
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Location, location, location

  • 5 of 5

It's hard to find a better location than this - right on the beach! This was a great rental, everything is as advertised. Pia was quick to communicate, answer questions or offer advice. I would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Bank fee $40

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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